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Certo Italian Restaurant

#509 of 8,583 Restaurants in Dubai
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Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Media City | Media City, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
97143669131
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12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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90 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I returned to Certo after a few months to find the restaurant redecorated - not exactly a welcome change. We took our seats and what followed over the next hour and forty minutes was a string of disappointments. Let's start with the service: we were seated promptly but that was the only efficiently handled portion of our experience. The servers... More 

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Thank travelgoan
Radissonbludmc, Manager at Certo Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear travelgoan, Thank you for sharing your dining experience with us. Your feedback is very important to us as this can help us to improve the areas where it needs our attention. We apologized about your dining experience recently which I understand it did not meet your expectations. I am really sorry to heard which you have to wait so... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a fantastic dinner in Certo, one of the best italian in Dubai. Nice atmosphere, service attentive and friendly, food is authentic italian flavour. We had spaghetti and tagliolini which are amazing,to die for. Dinner was great and very good value price.

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Thank jopiane86
Radissonbludmc, Manager at Certo Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear jopiane86, Thank you so much for your feedback. We’re thrilled to read that you had such a lovely stay with us. At the end of the day, that's what we are here for. We always give our best to make sure our guests have an excellent experience. I’ll pass along your kind words to the team. We hope to... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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91 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

Went to Certo for dinner for the first time after 5 years. We had stopped going there because the quality of the food and the service were deteriorating at the time and decided to give it a try hoping for positive changes. The menu has been revamped and now offers more value than previously and the selection is not huge,... More 

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Thank Dany_DXB
Radissonbludmc, Manager at Certo Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Dany_DXB, Thank you for sharing your dining experience with us. Your feedback is very important to us as this can help us to improve the areas where it needs our attention. We apologized about your dining experience recently which I understand it did not meet your expectations and the rest that you even not mentioned. Despite of all the... More 

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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

Spent a wonderful evening in Certo @ the Radisson Blu Hotel Media City, celebrating a birthday with good friends. The food was amazing & the service was excellent! The chef personally came out to chat with us regarding food intolerance & allergies at our table and gave us plenty of other options to choose from. Best Panna Cotta in town!... More 

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Thank missanywhere
Radissonbludmc, Manager at Certo Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear missanywhere, Thank you for your wonderful review. Your beautiful word regarding our team,service and food great to hear. We’re thrilled that you had such a wonderful celebration and we make every effort to provide the kind of service that you enjoyed. It’s fantastic to see how our hard work pay off and I’ll ensure the rest of the team... More 

Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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115 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

I was really surprised from the very good lunch I had this week. I went several times in the past but it was ok only. Parmigiana was tardi and burrata as a starter was plain that is something I like since I can choose if want to add dressings. The fresh Made tonnarelli with porcini mushrooms were really excellent, same... More 

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Thank Manuel T
Radissonbludmc, Manager at Certo Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Manuel T, Thank you for your comments. We value every guest's feedback and opinion and your response will help us continue to improve our services. We’re delighted to hear that you enjoyed your Lunch with us and our fresh homemade pasta. Thank you once again for your feedback. We hope to welcome you back soon in Dubai. Grazie Mille,... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

We came to Certo this past Friday expecting their old style Friday brunch where we were quietly served at our table from a variety of different dishes. What we got instead was a very noisy, crowded, buffet-style party brunch. The music at Certo itself wasn't too bad but the music and noise from Icon next door was too much for... More 

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Thank DubaiCanuck
Radissonbludmc, Manager at Certo Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear DubaiCanuck, Thanks for taking the time on writing about Certo on TripAdvisor. I am sorry to hear that your experience in our Brunch did not reach your expectations on your last visit. We are appreciated your feedback about the food and service and i will share your comments to my staff. Thanks again for your feedback and we look... More 

Noida, India
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102 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

Certo is good for authentic italian food and good collection of wines and drinks. Pizza is excellent, other food aswell. Mr. Madan is always suggests good wines. Service is excellent.

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Thank Balajee_Vasireddi
Radissonbludmc, Manager at Certo Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Balajee_Vasireddi, Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts on Tripadvisor. We’re happy that you had such a wonderful time with us and enjoyed our food and service. We hope to welcome you again to CERTO shortly. Grazie Mille Fabrizio Pavlic Restaurant Manager More 

Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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106 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

This a 100% traditional Italian restaurant with great wine selection. Do some research on Italian cuisines if you want to try authentic Italian food. For general visitors this restaurant serves nice and tasty pizza, pasta and noodles.

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Thank Gaurav J
Radissonbludmc, Manager at Certo Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Gaurav J, Thank you for your review. I’ll personally share your feedback with our team who will be glad to know that their efforts contributed to your enjoyable dinner. We hope to welcome you back soon Sincerely, Fabrizio Pavlic Restaurant Manager More 

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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

Certo is a bright spot for the restaurant in Dubai. We love it. Food is nice and very tasty. We loved the tuna tartare! As a pizza fanatic, I found the "Certo version" very satisfying. Staff was very welcoming, engaging and professional. We both loved the place and we definitely come back!

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Thank Lorenzo A
Radissonbludmc, Manager at Certo Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Lorenzo A, Thank you so much for your review about your experience in CERTO. I am truly delighted to read your kind words about place, food and service we delivered. Your feedback is very much appreciated and your comment will be passed to the Chef and the Team. Once again many thanks we are looking forward to welcoming you... More 

Kerkdriel, The Netherlands
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158 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016 via mobile

Absolutlely great food, i would say, thoroughly enjoyed the excellent pizza. Probably the best outside Italy... The wine list in really impressive, although the prices are way over the top in my opinion...

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Thank Leopold M
Radissonbludmc, Manager at Certo Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Leopold M Thank you very much for your feedback. We’re delighted to know that you enjoyed most aspects of your visit including Pizza and our wine selection. We hope to welcome you back in the near future. Grazie e a Presto Fabrizio Pavlic Certo Restaurant Manager More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Media City | Media City, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai
  • Phone Number: 97143669131
Description
Certo is all suited up for you, come by and enjoy proper Italian hospitality. Experience the quintessential taste of homemade Italian recipes of Chef Dario at Certo. No matter what your heart desires, traditional pasta, tasty risotto or meat entrées, you'll feel as if you were in the heart of Italy. Don't forget our delicious pizza, which comes fresh from the wood-fired oven. The freshest of ingredients cooked the real Italian way. If you can't make a choice, no problem at all, with our family style dishes you can sample the very best of our menu. Feel the need for our Italian atmosphere and enjoying some nibbles on the side? Visit our new lounge area and indulge yourself after a long day at the office. Certo offers lunch and dinner menus as well as special monthly promotions. Lunch specials run from Sunday through Thursday and on Friday Certo Restaurant offers Dubai diners a special Italian brunch.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?